To compete and thrive in the 21st century, democracies, and the United States in particular, must develop new national security and economic strategies that address the geopolitics of information. In the 20th century, market capitalist democracies geared infrastructure, energy, trade, and even social policy to protect and advance that era’s key source of power—manufacturing. In this century, democracies must better account for information geopolitics across all dimensions of domestic policy and national strategy.
Gabrielle Tarini graduated with a Master in Public Policy degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in May 2019. At the Kennedy School, she was a teaching assistant for former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, whom she helped to develop and manage a new graduate-level course on leadership in national security. She also worked as a research assistant at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, where she contributed to a report on the future of the NATO alliance. Last summer, she was a Harold W. Rosenthal Fellow in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, where she supported the Department’s efforts to train, equip, and build the capacity of foreign defense forces. Prior to the Kennedy School, she was a research associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. She graduated from Boston College with a BA in International Studies.Last Updated: Jun 25, 2019, 2:38pm